Person as a Whole Benefits

Commission Awards 17.5% Loss of Person as a Whole for Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis

By |2017-09-01T17:18:51-06:00September 1st, 2017|Commission Awards|

The Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission awarded a coal miner 17.5% loss of person as a whole for coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP), asthma, and rhinitis in Ondo v. Monterey Coal Company, 08 WC 6504, 17 IWCC 349 IWCC PDF. The petitioner began working in the coal mines in the 1970's. He worked for 37 years as

Commission Awards Police Officer 10% Loss of Person as a Whole for SLAP Tear

By |2017-09-01T16:16:56-06:00August 11th, 2017|Commission Awards|

The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission awarded a police officer 10% loss of person as a whole for his SLAP tear and repair in Franklin v. City of East St. Louis, 06 WC 55274; 07 WC 20812; 16 IWCC 0857 IWCC PDF. The police officer was chasing a suspect when his arm was caught on a wire fence. He

Commission Awards Gymnastics Coach 40% Loss of Person as a Whole for Distal Biceps Tendon Tear

By |2017-10-15T16:24:49-06:00August 10th, 2017|Commission Awards|

The Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission awarded a high school gymnastics coach 40% loss of a person as a whole for his distal biceps tendon tear and repair, denying his requested wage differential award for a second time following remand from the Circuit Court, in Carello v. Northfield Township High School District #225, 05 WC 27417; 17